11 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2018

Valentine’s Day is exactly one month away, so don’t delay on getting a jump on making the holiday special! While you’ve made dinner reservations, why not bump it up a notch with some special holiday treats?

From cooking classes to ice skating – cocktails to Atlanta’s favorite attractions – we have you covered with our list of 11 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2018.

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Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The New Year is here, and our resolutions are ready! Get the most out of the fresh start into 2018 with our Top 6 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, January 4th – Sunday, January 7th, 2018.

From lacing up those ice skates to sightseeing Atlanta’s Christmas lights, there are plenty of ways to soak in the last of the holiday season! Explore the city’s favorite attractions while they’re dressed up for the holidays, recycle that old tree, and get jazzy at Atlanta’s favorite art museum.

Atlanta kicks off the new year unlike anywhere else, so come explore the city in a whole new way – and fall in love with all your favorite spots! With 6 unique and festive happenings through the long weekend, you’ll have no trouble keeping your resolutions.

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Callanwolde Arts Festival

The 5th annual Callanwolde Arts Festival is bringing art to one of the most distinctive historic estates in the South!

When
JANUARY 20TH – 21ST, 2018
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday Preview Party 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
980 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30306

General Admission $5 at the Door

The two-day indoor event is a festival for Artists by Artists, making it a premier partnership of art in the area. Approximately 86 of the finest local and regional artists will feature their work across sculpture, painting, photography, metalwork, glass blowing, jewelry, and more!

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Congratulations to our Happy Buyers & Sellers – 2017

Congratulations to our wonderful Buyers and Sellers who bought and sold with the Morris Raney Real Estate Team in 2017. We are truly grateful for your support! 

2017 has been an amazing year! We were thrilled to welcome Melissa Morris to our team. We now have 5 outstanding agents to help. Becky MorrisDixon RaneyLiz JonesRobbie Harris and Melissa Morris.

Together we have helped over 90 buyers and sellers in Atlanta, Buckhead, Brookhaven, Chastain Park, Decatur, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Virginia Highland, Ansley Park, Inman Park, Decatur, Norcross, Roswell, Milton, Alpharetta and on the Beltline! Over $43 million in sales for 2017!

We were also happy to help many charitable organizations which are near and dear to our hearts including CHOA’s (Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta) Southern Chill fundraiser, Chastain Park Friends of CHOA, Ashford Park Friends of CHOA, Atlanta Humane SocietyChastain Park Conservancy’s Rock Chastain fundraiser, Georgia Center for Child Advocacy’s Cheer for Children Ball, Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool Springtime at Peachtree fundraiser, Lionheart School’s Heart and Sole 5k, Northside Athletes Annual Golf Tournament, L’Arche Atlanta, Terminus Modern Ballet and Serenbe Playhouse. Continue reading “Congratulations to our Happy Buyers & Sellers – 2017” »

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Save the dates as the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival returns for its 18th season!

Festival Dates
January 24th – February 15th, 2018

Venues
Films will be span across eight venues throughout Metro Atlanta:

Once again, the Festival features over 70 narratives and documentaries, representing more than 25 countries. Throughout the 23-day festival, guests will engage in the most compelling foreign and independent films. Regardless of genre, each film will fascinate, inspire, and expand your perspective!

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Pirate Day at Fernbank Museum

Fernbank Museum invites you to set sail for an afternoon of pirate-themed adventures at Pirate Day!

When
Saturday | January 20th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30307

Grab your favorite pirate costume and get ready for a swashbuckling adventure! Guests will enjoy building pirate ships with LEGOLAND Discovery Center along with other pirate-themed crafts and games – even a visit from the Atlanta Pirate and Wenches Guild.

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Bring One for the Chipper

Now that Christmas is over and you start to take the decorations down, you may think to yourself,  “What am I going to do with this tree?”It’s time to Bring One for the Chipper!

When
January 6th, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instead of placing the tree on the curb (which will eventually end up in a landfill), bring it to one of the several “Bring One for the Chipper” tree recycling events. This annual Georgia Christmas tree recycling program has recycled almost
5 million trees.

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Fernbank After Dark: ’90s Night

Science is enjoying an after-hours twist at Fernbank Museum’s 90’s Night! Atlanta’s science-lovers will experience new exhibits, new activities, and new cocktails – all after dark.

When
January 26th, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30307

The adults-only party has DJ Joel Rabe spinning all the hits from the 90s, a create-your-own Gak Station, craft beer and cocktails, small plates, and more! So bust out the flannel, brush up on your Macarena moves, and bring your friends to re-live the 90’s for one fun night!

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1031 Emory Parc Place, Decatur, GA 30033

Offered at $499,000

Meticulously maintained 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath end-unit townhome in sought-after Emory Parc in Decatur. Walk to Mason Mill Park, WD Thompson Park, VA Hospital and offices, and nearby restaurants. Close to Emory and CDC.

After entering through the front door into the split foyer, make your way up to the main floor. On your left is the formal dining room with attached butler’s pantry and a powder room off to the left. Moving through the butler’s pantry you will greeted by the large kitchen with stained cabinets, granite countertops, breakfast bar, pantry, stainless appliances, and refrigerator with cabinet overlay. Kitchen is open to breakfast room with views into the roomy fireside living room. Off the breakfast room is the bright sunroom with access to the covered balcony. Continue reading “1031 Emory Parc Place, Decatur, GA 30033” »

Top 10 New Years Eve Events in Atlanta

With so many parties and events, it can be tricky narrowing down your New Year’s Eve plans around Atlanta! We have you covered with the Top 10 New Years Eve Events in Atlanta to shake up the holiday as you ring in 2018.

While the Peach Drop is a beloved Atlanta classic, some party-goers may want a little something different. After you’ve made your dinner reservations, enjoy unique twists on beloved events, wear your best cocktail attire, or even find some fun for the kids!

And we don’t just stop at New Year’s Eve – We have plans well into New Years Day.  From breaking old resolutions to making some new ones, Atlanta has plenty to celebrate as we enter the new year!

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